WASHINGTON — Days after Fb agreed to cooperate with Congress on its investigation of Russian meddling within the 2016 election, President Donald Trump criticized the social community for being “anti-Trump.”
Trump tweeted: “Fb was all the time anti-Trump.The Networks have been all the time anti-Trump therefore, Pretend Information, @nytimes(apologized) & @wapo have been anti-Trump. Collusion?”
Fb was all the time anti-Trump.The Networks have been all the time anti-Trump therefore,Pretend Information, @nytimes(apologized) & @WaPo have been anti-Trump. Collusion?
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) September 27, 2017
Fb stated final week it will present the contents of three,000 advertisements purchased by a Russian company to congressional investigators and make political promoting on its platform extra clear. A number of committees are investigating Russian interference within the 2016 election.
Fb CEO Mark Zuckerberg responded on his Fb web page saying the social media platform tried to be impartial within the election.
“Trump says Fb is towards him. Liberals say we helped Trump,” he wrote Wednesday. “Each side are upset about concepts and content material they don’t like. That’s what operating a platform for all concepts seems like.”
Zuckerberg additionally defended the corporate’s determination to cooperate with investigators. “We’ll do our half to defend towards nation states trying to unfold misinformation and subvert elections.”